Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center

Career Exploration Resources

Uncertain what major or career to pursue?
Unhappy in your current major?

The Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center (AACE) can help! Counselors can help students identify interests, abilities, values and personality types. Equipped with this knowledge, an individual can then develop an appropriate, effective career path.

AACE also provides career exploration workshops, a career information library, vocational and career exploration inventories and the following:

 

FHSU Resources

Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center
Career decision-making process, Career-related links.

Academic Majors at Fort Hays State University
Visit FHSU academic department web sites to learn more about academic majors at FHSU.

Career Services
Online link to Career Services at Fort Hays State University.

What Can I Do With A Major In. . .

 

Career Inventories

Personality: Character and Temperament
Keirsey Temperament Sorter questionnaire, extensive personality-related information.

My Next Move
My Next Move was developed by the U.S. Department of Labor and provides students the opportunity to search careers by "I want to be a ..." and "I'll know it when I see it". An interest inventory is also available for students that are unsure of their career path.

 

Research Colleges and Universities

American Association of Community Colleges

Peterson’s
A comprehensive guide to college information.

 

Career Exploration Resources

America's Career InfoNet
Trends in the U.S. Job Market -- Cool Site!

College Board - Majors & Careers Central
Explore profiles on majors and careers; find the hottest careers for college graduates and major myths.

CTI Career Search
Info and Analysis on US Places, Careers, Colleges, and Career Stories from people working in the industry.

Dictionary of Occupational Titles
List of job titles and descriptions.

Inside Career Info
Inside Career Info provides descriptions of what actually happens in the job, what professionals like and dislike about their career, tips and advice for getting into a specific career, education and previous experience relevant to the career and insights that may not be obvious to an outside observer.

O*net
Developed by the US Department of Labor to help find occupations, skills and information related to jobs.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Describes what workers do, working conditions, training/education needed, earnings and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.

Military Careers
Find information on military career fields, the entry process, skills training, life after serving, career profiles and FAQs.

myFUTURE.com
Search careers by type, industry, field of study and career trait. You will also find tools, checklists and career "Top lists.

Peace Corps
Information on volunteer and employment opportunities in the Peace Corps.

Science Careers
Learn about the advantages and disadvantages to pursuing a career in any of the science fields (life science, behavior science, engineering, physical science and earth science.

US Department of Labor
Information on wages, statistics and disabled workers.